Speech recognition-developer Nuance acquires Jott voice-to-text platform

Nuance, a developer of mobile speech recognitionsoftware, has acquired Jott, a company focused on voice-to-text conversion. Jott's Assistant platform lets users write notes, memos, messages, and more using hands-free voice input.

Nuance will integrate Jott's voice-to-text platform in its voice services portfolio. Nuance has also said that it will offer salable Enterprise packages that include Jott and that it will also open Jott's API to third-party partners.